Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

Register for Heritage BC Webinars

Heritage BC is offering three webinars over the month of September: Heritage Legislation in British Columbia (September 8, 2015); How to use the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada (September 15, 2015), and the new webinar Heritage Conservation Areas in British Columbia (September 22, 2015). These one hour webinars are offered twice a day, at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm. Only $25 for Heritage BC Members and...

Conference Speaker Guest Blog: Mark Forsythe 'Hooked on Heritage'

  I've just returned from a family vacation in Ireland where history and heritage are as common as the stone fences.  From neolithic passage tombs to 14th century abbey ruins; political monuments and historic pubs soaked with character. It is not faux. It's just there, part of the air that people breathe. Our family of twelve piled into a reconstructed 13th century Norman manor/castle near Galway for one week. New meaning to heritage...

Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver's Chinatown

What does Vancouver's Chinatown mean to you? What makes Vancouver's Chinatown unique and special? Why is it important to you? What do you value about Vancouver's Chinatown? Heritage BC wants you to share your thoughts, ideas, memories, and feelings about Vancouver's Chinatown and help us discover intangible heritage values for Vancouver's Chinatown.Heritage BC is conducting public meetings and gathering public input in August 2015 on behalf of...

Early Bird Registration Rates Now Extended to August 10!

Early Bird Discounted Registration Extended!The long weekend has put us in a great mood and so we have decided to extend our conference early bird registration rates until August 10! Our early bird discounted rate is the cheapest rate you can buy your ticket, so register and secure your place now!Join us in historic Rossland, B.C. for the Heritage BC Annual Conference. Over 100 of British Columbia’s architects, planners, archivists, consultants...

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Our 2015 Annual Conference ‘The Main Thing’

 Early bird registration for ‘The Main Thing’, our annual three day conference, taking place October 2-3 in The Miners’ Hall, Rossland, B.C. is now open!» Conference Registration FormThis year’s theme, ‘The Main Thing’ will bring together diverse individuals and organizations interested in exploring using British Columbia’s Main Streets to revitalize downtown areas and discover tourism opportunities...